Sometimes when we are hurt or angry we pick the most inopportune time to communicate it. Remember the goal is for your mom to listen and spend more time with you, not tick everyone off in the process.
Pay special attention not to accuse your mom of giving all of her time to the new boyfriend or the new boyfriend for stealing her time away from you.
Talk to your teen about what a good relationship is.
While you may think your teen already knows how to date, they probably don’t.
Once you’re done talking, set a good example in your relationship with your significant other.
Once your child starts dating, don’t stop talking to them about relationships.
For more on that, check out “How Can I Keep My Parents From Dating After Divorce?
”Assuming you couldn’t stop them from dating, and most kids can not, you may be wondering what you can do to help make the situation easier or better.
It's easier to deal with something than stuff it away and deal with it later.
Plus, what a compliment for your mom to know that you wants to spend more time with her!
Give your letter to your mom and then talk about it after she reads it.
It is important to talk to your mom and to let her know how you feel. When you hold things in they eventually find a way of coming out and make a bigger mess!
i can't help but feel that in some ways my dad moving on so quickly is disrespectful to my mom's memory, but i don't want to hurt his feelings either. Oh wow, that does seem like he started dating quickly...